The caveat of content curation
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
However I’d like to explicate his implied caveat: …if good content is available. Anyone who’s spent 5 minutes in an organisational setting appreciates how difficult it can be to source relevant, actionable content. Under these circumstances – when the right content can not be found – there is nothing to curate, so we have no choice but to create it.
Enspire Named in Training Industry Content Watch List
JUNE 17, 2016
Enspire is pleased to announce that we have been selected as a 2016 Content Development Watch List Company. This is our fifth year to earn the distinction of Content Development Watch List Company or Top 20 Content Development Company. Selection as a 2016 Content Development Watch List Company was based on the following criteria: Industry visibility, innovation, and impact.
A Framework For Content Curation
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. As a framework for content curation, however, I feel the heuristic doesn’t go far enough. While related to the subject matter, this content need not be “educational” in the traditional sense. This content is new knowledge. ATTRACT ME.
The Future Role of Learning & Development
APRIL 22, 2016
In the past, many organizations wanted to teach their employees these skills themselves so that they could put their flavor and message around the content. With the growing availability of excellent training from companies like Lynda (a LinkedIn Company) and PluralSight, to name just a couple, it no longer makes sense for companies to invest in internal programs to teach these skills. Examples here include training on the company’s specific products and services, internal policies and procedures, new hire orientation, etc.
Learner motivation explained! Learn how to use an LMS to motivate your learners to upskill
Training and development professionals often bemoan the lack of apparent initiative in their trainees. Learning professionals spend huge sums of money creating or acquiring skill aligned libraries of learning content, only to watch almost helplessly as learners refuse to engage with any training available that isn’t mandatory
Compelling content hooks you in and won't let go
Clive on Learning
AUGUST 10, 2015
We are told that learners are no longer able to concentrate on content that's more than four or five minutes long. Our content can play a valuable role in that process, not just by informing the learner of what they need to know and do, but by sparking ideas, generating insights, challenging assumptions and enabling them to take their first steps along the skills journey. Good luck!
How to Make Sticky eLearning Content
JANUARY 8, 2015
After all the many hours of eLearning content development and design we have done as eLearning professionals, the most important objective is to ensure our learners retain and apply what they’ve learned to memory. In this post, I want go over the Forgetting Curve, how it applies to your eLearning courses, and give some ideas to create sticky eLearning content. Magazine.
User generated content; The next trend!
Challenge to Learn
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
The world of training and development in the enterprise continues to change rapidly. Learning departments can no longer keep up with the demand for ad hoc knowledge sharing and training requests. There is a growing need for regional training in local languages within distributed global enterprises that central teams struggle to support. generated content over six years ago.
The Training Industry 2016 Content Development Companies Watch List
JUNE 3, 2016
eLearning Brothers is honored to announce that we have been selected as 1 of 20 fine training companies in this year’s Content Development Companies Watch List. Though our template work has garnered much acclaim, over the past few years we have also been privileged to work with several distinguished clients to bring world-class custom eLearning into their training programs.
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
situations, or present individualized content. For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. training that employees can put to use immediately. Conduct Behavioral Interviews” and “Design Great Training.” The final product shows a direct link between the training and the goals of the. training it needs. the training.
L&D in 2015: Too Much Content, Too Little Time
JANUARY 6, 2015
The real trend in learning and development, or in any business function where training is needed, is how the central challenges and pain points do not change much year after year. Too much content delivered to learners and/or content that changes frequently.(39%). Organizations overload learners with content, and it changes quickly. Is your training helping them do that?
Designing An Effective Elearning Content Strategy
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
Content strategy is the plan which outlines what form of content will be made available to learners in what form. Designing an effective elearning strategy involves communicating all the training material to employees in a way that best appeals to their learning psychology. That is, what will be taught through videos; what will be available for reading, so on and so forth.
5 Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Netflix has drastically changed how we engage with content. What is really interesting, is how we can use Netflix principles in creating learning content. Lessons from Netflix on Creating Addicting Elearning Content: 1. On-demand content. Everyone loves to feel like the content they are watching is relatable and this draws viewers in further. Make it Real. Check!
5 Content Troubleshooting Tips for Instructional Designers
OCTOBER 8, 2014
Do you ever feel stuck as Instructional Designers with content you can’t work with? Here are some potential cures for what ails you. 1. I’ve been staring at this content for what feels like forever and have no idea what to do with it. Spending time staring at the ceiling or reading and re-reading your content? Do you feel uninspired as to how to make something active?
Microlearning Whitepaper: Small Bites, Big Impact
successful with microlearning W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. simply “training” employees to ensuring employees have the knowledge they need to do. Traditional training approaches—whether in the classroom or via eLearning—have. With corporate L&D groups stuck in a rut with traditional training. short pieces of content into an LMS. easily find the content.
Keep Safe With Our Updated Safety Training Content!
OCTOBER 6, 2015
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Does Your eLearning Have too Much Content?
MARCH 3, 2014
content. They know the content and consequently have a hard time knowing how much detail is too much. If your organization is pumping out content-heavy eLearning and you want to find a better way, take a look at the simple tips below. ” That’s right: only 1/3 of an ideal training solution is a “tell.” Maybe an image if you’re lucky.
Modernising training content (online workshop)
MARCH 23, 2015
Following my posts about Modern Workplace Learning, this is the first of a series of online workshops which will help you make it a reality. Next public online workshop runs: 6 April – 1 May Much of today’s e-learning is unappealing, and differs greatly from the resources enjoyed daily on the Web. This workshop looks at […]. Social learning
Algorithmically Generated Content In Learning
NOVEMBER 22, 2012
For years, learning/training as revolved around the generation of ‘content’, in fact for a number of years learning was all about content and methods to deliver it to learners. The internet and the profusion of user-generated content has changed that, so much content, and so many methods to deliver it. eLearning Algorithmically Generated Content
Move Beyond Learning to Applying: A Modern Management Development Program
We can connect people socially, upload user generated content, and track and. rate content. Living up to the Promise of eLearning: CLOSING THE LEARNING-DOING GAP A FAILED PROMISE 2 kineo.com firstname.lastname@example.org 312-846-6656 OUTCOMES VS CONTENT Part of the problem might be that we’ve. our content. Content is KING right? content does not equate to results.
The path toward better partner channel learning content
JANUARY 29, 2016
Take a second to think about the type of learning content you provide for your reseller network. How does it stack up to your internal sales training content? By fostering channels that have better training, more product knowledge and are more skilled than your competition, you get an indirect workforce with the potential to reach new levels of loyalty and results.
Does Your eLearning Content Set Off Fireworks?
JUNE 29, 2016
Unlike pyrotechnic designers, as creators of eLearning content, we don’t want our courses to explode— but we do want them to stick with learners in the same way. Thousands of people took every form of transportation (trains, subways, buses and bicycles) to get to the riverbed from where we watched the display. The post Does Your eLearning Content Set Off Fireworks?
Check out our New and Updated Supervision Content
AUGUST 4, 2015
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JUNE 9, 2015
But compared to learning that really has an impact: medical, flight, or military training for instance, it seems woefully under-practiced. So, I’d roughly (and generously) estimate that the ratio is around 80:20 for content: practice. And, in the context of moving from ‘getting it right’ to ‘not getting it wrong’, that seems woefully inadequate. So, two questions: do we just need more practice, or do we also have too much content. I’ll put my money on the latter. And then let the practice drive them to the content. design
Workbook: Gamification and Your Enterprise Learning Strategy
GAMIFICATION AND YOUR ENTERPRISE LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K GA I ION AND YOUR E I LEARNING STRATEGY W O R K B O O K 2Table of Contents. standard classroom training is not much better than about 10 percent. However, over the past few years, businesses have realized that the impact of training can. In a traditional training environment, poor test. Introduction.3
How is Content Created for the Modern LMS: Trends in LMS Content?
APRIL 29, 2015
Training equips employees to be ready to take advantage of the opportunities at hand and do the job better. One of the major factors affecting LMS success is an obvious one – the Content. They realize that it is imperative to provide relevant and varied content on the LMS, to increase its impact as well as align it to the needs of the learners. contact-form-7].
Developing Exceptional Content
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
No one could argue that the most important driver for a great training experience is exceptional content design and development. Exceptional training does not come through happenstance, but from well thought-out design, preparation and development of an interactive and professional experience for the learner. It’s a great time to be in our profession
Should You Recycle Training Content?
MARCH 5, 2014
Nowhere is this more true than in training and elearning. Leveraging Previous Training Content is Okay… Right? They hired our team to come in, create the training, deliver it, and be on our way. Taking training content from a live course and making it into an elearning course doesn’t work so well either. elearning training
5 Benefits of Automating Your eLearning Content Creation
MAY 17, 2016
Creating eLearning content is tough. You’ve carried out tons of research, enough to feel like the content will be informative enough without overwhelming. The content was a massive fail and leaves you scratching your head as to why. After all, we’re not talking outdated, 1980s-style scary training videos , but what you believe to be interesting, relevant content.
Are your managers ready for a world without formal performance reviews?
We’ve identiﬁed some core gaps: • Solutions need to go beyond training to ensure application. solution that combines best-in-class learning design, content and technology to. SETTING. EXPECTATIONS: My team members are clear on. their roles & responsibilities. 2. DELEGATING: I eﬀectively identify tasks that. others can take on to develop their. capabilities and free my time for.
3 easy ways media companies can improve the quality of training content
APRIL 12, 2016
3 easy ways publishing companies can improve the quality of their online training materials Even the best learning management system ( LMS ) is only as good as its content. Today’s journalists and digital media professionals spend more time on the go, away from the office or newsroom, and more time engaging with online content across multiple devices. Docebo Blog ELEL
The Inseparable Trio: Learning Objectives, Training Content, and Assessments
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Consider this training situation. They need to be trained quickly on how to convince physicians to continue prescribing their drug. Let’s see what happens if the learning objectives, course content, and assessments are not aligned with each other. . Training content: The training content has detailed description and information about.
Under the ‘Content’ Cover
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
Too often I see instructional design training and tools, in addition to talking about ‘objectives’ and ‘assessment’ (which I tend to call ‘practice’, for hopefully obvious reasons), talking about ‘content’. What should be the elements of content are an introduction to the learning experience, a presentation of the concept(s), examples that illustrate applying the concept to contexts, and a closing of the experience. So if we’re not scaffolding here, we run the risk of creating content that may be well-written, but isn’t well- designed. Right? design
Create a Corporate Training Program that Sticks: Part 4 – Create Engaging Content
JANUARY 28, 2015
This is part four in an ongoing series about how to create a corporate training plan. When creating content for our trainees, we need to determine the best way to close the gap keeping our colleagues from success. The examples above show two very different ends of the training spectrum. Host a training session with team leads who can then train their teams in the field.
Whitepaper: When The LMS Isn’t Enough
Learning Retention for Bottom Line Results W H I T E P A P E R 2Table of Contents. LMSs), and with good reason: LMSs can save as much as 50% on training costs, and can. Traditional training methods were not designed for today’s workforce, and it’s showing: learners are not engaged, and are not retaining the knowledge they need to do the job well. The LMS is running out of gas.3
ILT, Elearning, or MOOC? When to Use Common Training Formats
Your Training Edge
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
Corporate training used to mean one thing: “Here’s an orientation pamphlet and a couple of manuals. Then it meant another: “Your training will take place October 14 through 18, from 9 to 5. The popularity of each type of training has risen and declined according to various factors, including who’s in charge, training budgets, and what’s trendy. Instructor-led training.